Outside is a storefront gallery for contemporary art and design located in downtown North Adams, MA.


Outside is dedicated to providing a platform for artists and designers to develop and realize a complete project or idea, and to providing all exhibitions free and open to the public. Central to this mission is an interest in expanding and showcasing the intersections between art, architecture, design and fabrication. Outside presents and publishes focused exhibitions of early to mid career artists, designers and makers.


Outside is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization.

Outside is directed by

Mandy Johnson & James Jarzyniecki

Our Gallery Assistant is: Sapphire Holland

Our Curatorial Assistant is: Lisa Zhang

Our outside team includes: Erica Wilcoxen & Samwise Fox

Reach us at outside (at) thisisoutside (dot) com